Tag Archives: California Central Valley

Field Flower

Northern California gold fields of dried grasses and flowers the beauty is there

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The Colors of Fall Central Valley Style

Northern California’s Central Valley. Fall colors that are a bit different from what one thinks of in general when contemplating autumn. There are leaves of gold and red in places, yes, but it is the sky and the barren fields having been … Continue reading

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Sunday Post: Plains

Jakesprinter has a Sunday Post challenge on Plains. My interpretation, the closest I can come, are the fields of my little corner of the world. Northern California’s Central Valley encompasses some of the most fertile lands, providing the United States with vegetables … Continue reading

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Project 365, Day 254; Travel Theme: Leading Lines

Freight trains wend through the Altamont Pass between the Central California Valley and the San Francisco East Bay area. In the many times we drive between the east side of the Altamont and the Bay Area, this is the first time … Continue reading

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Project 365, Day 52; The Eleventh Street Barn, Part 2

I was walking up and down snapping photos of the barn, and all of a sudden a horse made an appearance at the stable door. I laughed out loud, totally not expecting this. The horse turned around and went back inside. I stood … Continue reading

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Project 365, Day 51; The Eleventh Street Barn, Part I

The East Bay of San Francisco and the Central Valley have an abundant supply of old barns nestled in their hills and valleys. Once upon a time this was farming country; now, houses have sprung up where orchards and fields once flourished. Ah, the simple life that used … Continue reading

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